Vancouver is the third largest city of the Canada with its population over 2 million. It has a very large and busiest port of the country. Vancouver is also famous with its natural beauty and wild life.
Among yachtsmen, Vancouver islands are known to be one of the most beautiful areas for sailing on the world. As mentioned above, wildlife is also impressing. You can watch orcas, humpback and pike whales, seals, sea lions and other marine animals. There are lots of fascinating anchorages around the islands and fjords.
Best time for cruising is summer (between May and September) where prevailing winds are around 8 – 12 knots. Climate is almost Mediterranean in these months. Tidal range is between 2 – 5.5 metres